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continue to in japan. >>> also, the nfl comparing locked out players to teachers and firefighters in wisconsin. do they have a point? >>> plus, are you smarter than a 12th grader? social security savings even cereal boxes what young americans are learning about managing their money. can you pass the test? pencils ready. show starts right now. >>> heartbreaking images continue to roll in from the devastation in japan and the unseen dangers at that failing nuclear plant may be more alarming. as it stands be officials estimate more than 10,000 are dead. a number that could easily grow. already 2800 deaths confirmed from the quake itself and the ensuing tsunami. at least, and i emphasize at least 15,000 more are still missing. japanese authorities in a race against the clock at this hour to reach buried survivors and to try to deliver tide increasingly cold victims. the most imminent threat at this hour, potential nuclear meltdown at japan's fukushima nuclear power plant where three nuclear reactors are dangerously close to overheating. power managers are in full scale panic according
the devastation in japan but the nuclear crisis which gets more and more dire by the hour. toyota losing $73 million a day as a result of their plant closings and they're not the only ones sufficie s suffering . no market hit harder than japan's itself. the nikkei plummeting 16% over the past two days and as barry will point out, more than 20% from its levels prior to this crisis. all of those numbers, the worst they've seen in that country, since 1987 wall street had all sorts of common tear today including those who believe there is further room for weak innocence our markets that have run up over the past couple of years driven by frederal reserv money printing. what happen do investors are the rest of us ultimately anticipate will be effect of all of this? that is the question. joining us, ceo and exquity director. barry it looked like any asset that existed became worse less. oil, gold, everybody become worth less, why? >> the fear trade, the risk-on trade, people have a tendency to panic when they don't know what's going on. you don't know how to discount the impact of a possible nucle
. i want to take a moment tear break. the same nuclear technology in japan now in use at 23 reactors in the united states. how should you feel about that? and how do we balance our energy needs with the potential dangers of those needs? we're back after this. [ male announcer ] this is lara. her morning begins with arthritis pain. that's a coffee and two pills. the afternoon tour begins with more pain and more pills. the evening guests arrive. back to sore knees. back to more pills. the day is done but hang on... her doctor recommended aleve. just 2 pills can keep arthritis pain away all day with fewer pills than tylenol. this is lara who chose 2 aleve and fewer pills for a day free of pain. and get the all day pain relief of aleve in liquid gels. and fewer pills for a day free of pain. everyone has someone to go heart healthy for. who's your someone? campbell's healthy request can help. low cholesterol, zero grams trans fat, and a healthy level of sodium. it's amazing what soup can do. today, investors want retirement planning on their terms. i want to work with people who are objec
in japan, talking directly about the nuclear crisis for the first time. the president offering help and reassuring folks in the u.s. that they are safe. >> we are bringing all available resources to bear to closely monitor the situation and to protect american citizens who may be in harm's way. we do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the united states, whether it's the west coast, hawaii, alaska, or u.s. territories in the pacific. >> his comments coming amid raids of rising doubts about japan's ability to control this reactor and a potential full-on meltdown. the attempt to cool down the reactors by spreading them with water dropped out of helicopters apparently having little to no impact. restoring power to the plant not happening until tomorrow at the earliest, which would resurrect the water cooling systems. radiation levels at 300 feet above the plant measured today at nearly 9 r.e.m. by comparison, a chest c.t. scan has just about 0.7 r.e.m. you have to get up to 50 to 75 r.e.m. to get immediate symptoms like hair loss as a result of exposure. so, a lot of exposu
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, or for that matter, the nuclear mess that continues to unfold before all of our eyes in japan, all over the world events are being spun as the reasons why we're all paying more for less when it comes to energy. but the truth is these events should be catalysts for change to move us toward alternatives that are both safer and more efficient. our three-day energy summit kicks off in oklahoma today, because throughout the different steel on wheels tours all over this country, we have discovered that energy may be the $1 trillion problem, whether it seems to be an incentive to find solution and the technology to get it done from industrialists to environmentalists. and that is what we will be doing for the rest of this weeks. here at this struck stop and in our shows tomorrow and in friday friday, lives from osu, oklahoma state, not to mention or live streaming town hall tomorrow night at 8:00 p.m. eastern time at steelontwheels.com and msnbc.com, and a number of other streaming partners, including dullenratigan.com. brad, am i wrong at looking at everything that energy is we have the political will,
. >>> all right. some developing news out of japan before we get to the panel this afternoon. power lines have bemn reconnected to all six reports at the fukushima nuclear power plant. officials there saying they hope to turn on the cooling systems that keep the nuclear fuel under control. also today crews did recover the body of taylor andersen, an american teaching english in japan. she's believed to be the first known american victim of the quake and tsunami. the overall death toll now stands at 9,000 with yet another 13,000 people yet to be accounted for. and from one hemisphere back to another, to libya we go. you just heard the reiteratism from congressman jason chaffetz about the president's decision to undertake this military action. half of americans approve how the president has handled the situation. 29% say they do not. but that does not mean that push back from d.c. has not been fierce. top republicans calling the president everything from indecisive to amateurish. while some democrats call it unconstitutional. joining us now is our e team, c karen finney and our republican
earthquake and subsequent tsunami in japan. it is the largest earthquake to hit that country since officials began keeping records going back to the 1800s. also one of the biggest ever recorded anywhere. the effects felt as far away as beijing. here are the headlines this hour. at least 300 people are counted among the dead so far. another 500 are confirmed missing. homes have been washed away reportedly by the thousand. a massive fire burned out of control at a major oil refinery at this hour. flames shooting up to 100 feet in the air and there are ongoing concerns about rising pressure and temperature at a nuclear reactor after its cooling system failed. amid all this chaos, president obama this afternoon promising the united states is here to help. >> today's events remind us how fragile life can be. our hearts go out to our friends in japan and throughout the region and we're going to stand with them as they recover and e rebuild from this tragedy. >> there have been hundreds of aftershocks in the region. an earthquake clustering effect going on now. dozens of a significant magnitude. e
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we have become is not just in the u.s., but in europe and? japan, so it's the entire developed world. we're coming to the end of governments' ability to borrow money. we're not at the end, we can see the end. what that means is governments all over the world, and the people -- the populations are faced with two choices. they can either choose to dive with the deficits and/or they can keep printing until they run into the wall, a la greece. in the u.s., or problem is our national conversation will have to be about medicare. we can handle social security and the other issues, play around the edges, but at the end of the day, the conversation is how much medicare do we have and how do we pay for it? we have to get the fiscal deficit below nominal gdp. if we keep running at the levels we are today, we hit the wall, we become greece. >> let's accept the problem. we owe trillions, we've taken all the private risk, moved it to the government, it's a math equation that can't possibly be solved. >> that's not true. >> go ahead. how do you solve it? >> we can solve it. >> you can't introduce a
from japan. officials there now worried about a possible breach at one of those damaged reactors. if a crack or hole isun i ulme mhor r s re evusug authorities grew concerned when two workers suffered burns after they waded into water that turned out to be 10,000 at the plant to a halt today. japan's prime minister calls the situation grave and serious. in the meantime, the death from the quake and tsunami now over 10,000 with more than 17,000 people still missing. >>> meanwhile the crisis in the middle east has prices near $105 a barrel today. and prices will likely be here for a while. economists expect prices to remain high, hovering around the $100 per barrel mark through at least 2013. before the revolution in egypt, oil was trading under $90 a barrel. so how much will these high oil prices drag on our economic recovery? and could it prompt americans to cut back or even rethink our approach to energy entirely? joining me now, an oil trader at the mercantile exchange. he's also author of this new book "oil's endless bid." welcome, dan. what's the right way to think about thes
and will and the market doesn't like instability. >> the middle east biling over, japan fearing a nuclear meltdown and the u.s. energy policy stuck in the middle. our alternatives are abundant but the incentives are not. >> energy right now is still relatively cheap for americans. >> but this is more than about saving money or going green. >> at what point will we be honest about the fact that there are risks to creating energy, period, and burning it off randomly is a stupid thing to do? >> and it's about national security. >> obviously the situation in the middle east implicates our energy security. >> steel on wheels, moving the energy debate into the fast lane with ideas to power this country into the future and cross one of those trillion dollar problems off the list in the process. after all our travels across america, the final steel on wheels starts right now. >>> good afternoon to you live from the campus of oklahoma state university. nice to see you. the sun is shiepining and we'vet a great group gathered, including our town hall tonight on campus and streaming live around the world on a
germany and japan pay for their defense. it's time to not get involved in every single war. now, you know, you would think the finances would make them hesitant about going into libya, but they're not even pausing. i mean, the plans are being laid. so, yes, i think the coalition should be built, and we should work our way out of it. but i'm right now pessimistic that that is going to happen because of the pain of the special interests groups because the many people who come to my office now and say hey, you'd better get this budget in line, usually leave the office by saying please don't cut mine. cut somebody else's. and that's where we are. >> how much of the cutting issues i wouldn't say distract, but are only half the story. we have a huge revenue decline in this country because of unemployment. people don't have jobs, they don't pay taxes, there's not revenue. we have a huge revenue decline in this country because of the dysfunction and screwed-up nature of our housing market. how much is the failure of this congress, the congress before this congress, and we can continue back into h
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